- The TV series X factor is a contestant-based show where they compete against each other to impress the judges
- Competitors seek to win the favour of judges and the voting audience with their musical talent and win the coveted prize
- Winners are also awarded a recording contract to empower them to make it big in the entertainment industry
Reality TV series X Factor's boss Simon Cowell is in talks to make the show make a comeback after almost half a decade off-air.
Big money deal
Simon is said to have penned a 'big money' deal with a production company after top-secret talks.
The show revolves around contestants competing against each other to impress the judges and the voting audience with their musical talent.
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The most impressive of the contestants are awarded hugely coveted prize money and a record contract.
According to Daily Mail, X factor boss Simon Cowell plans to revive the singing contest with a new series in 2023.
The much-loved ITV singing talent show fronted by music mogul Simon Cowell, 62, hasn't been broadcast for close to five years.
“It has been decided that the time is right to bring X Factor back. It’s really exciting. Everyone who will be working on the new series can’t wait to get started.”
The source added that although progress is still at an early stage, the wheels are definitely in motion and production is expected to begin in 2023.
X factor star's lover dead
In X Factor related sad news, Legit.ng reported Tom Mann, a star in the television show The X Factor, suffered a horrible tragedy after his fiancéé died just hours before their wedding.
The celebrity's lover Dani Hampson, 34, had no apparent health issues and the cause of her death has not been revealed.
Hampson, a publicist, had a few days earlier posted pictures of herself, Tom, and their six-month-old son Bowie before she died.
The family of Dani paid tribute to her stating that they are very devastated by her sudden passing.
Dani's father Martin, in a statement, wrote:
"She was the beating heart of our family, the loving, successful, intelligent daughter who always put everybody before herself. And as a result, she was loved by everyone."
The deceased's brother posted:
"For as long as I can remember Danielle has been my best friend. The outpouring of love we have already witnessed is a testament to the wonderful person you were. I wish we could have just one last hug, drink, laugh together and I could have the opportunity to tell you, you were everything to me."